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Tetrahydrogestrinone, AKA THG

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Tetrahydrogestrinone, AKA THG

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Tetrahydrogestrinone, AKA THG

Tetrahydrogestrinone, AKA THG

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Ron Rapoport about the performance-enhancing steroid THG. Until a test for the steroid was developed this past summer, athletes could use the drug without being caught by regular drug testing. It now appears that elite athletes in many sports have used THG.

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